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JSPS Summer Programme 2016 for MPhil or PhD students

JSPS Summer Programme 2016

Application Deadline: Friday 15th January 2016

Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 14 June to 24 August 2016

The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer.

Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), research support allowance (158,500 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a British national and a current MPhil or PhD student based at a UK university or research institution at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited.

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. Application guidelines and form are available on their website here:

Also case studies written by former UK JSPS Summer Programme Fellows can be found here:

Publication date: 9 November 2015